Samsung officially announces the Galaxy Tab 2 in both 7-inch and 10.1-inch variants

Samsung just officially announced the Galaxy Tab 2, which will come in both 7-inch (pictured below)and 10.1-inch (pictured above) versions. We already got a glimpse of the 7-inch version a couple of weeks ago, but weren’t certain about the 10.1-inch version. They will both come in 3G and WiFi versions and have Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich along with TouchWiz on top. As far as thickness goes, the 7-inch will be 10.5mm thick and the 10.1-inch will come in at 9.7mm.

The specs aren’t the greatest, but expect both tabs to be priced very competitively. Speaking of pricing, it wasn’t mentioned in the presser, nor was availability. We will let you know more as soon as we hear anything.

Specs, another image, and full press release after the break.

Product Specs:

  • 7” WSVGA (600×1024) PLS TFT or 10.1” WXGA (1280×800) PLS TFT
  • 1 GHz Dual-Core Processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 3MP rear camera, VGA front camera
  • Choice of 16GB or 32GB of internal memory
  • microSD for up to 32GB of extra storage
  • 4,000mAh battery
  • HSPA+ 21Mbps 850/900/1900/2100
  • Bluetooth 3.0 and WiFi
  • 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm, 345g (7-inch) / 256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7 mm , 588g (10.1-inch)
  • Android 4.0(Ice Cream Sandwich)

Full press release after the break:
Samsung’s new GALAXY Tab 2 series offers optimal multimedia experiences in life

Samsung introduces its first line-up of tablets for 2012 with the launch of the GALAXY Tab 2 series, expanding the choice of tablets to customers. The GALAXY Tab 2 series includes a 7” version and a 10.1” version. Starting from UK, the GALAXY Tab 2 series will be launched in global market from March.

The GALAXY Tab 2 series is available in 3G and WiFi versions, as well as in 7” and 10.1” variants. Light and portable, the GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) is the ideal personal on-the-go device; while the larger GALAXY Tab 2 (10.1) is well-suited for home and family use.

The GALAXY Tab 2 series is exhibited at Samsung stand (Hall 8), Mobile World Congress 2012. For multimedia content and more detailed information, please visit www.samsungmobilepress.com.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) Product Specifications

 

Network

 HSPA+ 21Mbps 850/900/1900/2100

Processor

1 GHz Dual-Core Processor

Display

 7” WSVGA(600×1024) PLS TFT

OS

Android 4.0(Ice Cream Sandwich)

Camera

Main(Rear): 3 Megapixel CameraSub(Front): VGA for Video Call

Video

Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, DivX, WMV7, WMV8, WMV9, VP8Format: 3GP, ASF, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MKV, WebMPlayback/ Recording: Full HD@30fps, HD@30fps

Audio

Codec: MP3, AAC, AC-3, AMR, FLAC, MID, WMA, WAV, OGGMusic Player with SoundAlive3.5mm Ear Jack

Value-added

Features &
Services

Samsung TouchWiz/ Samsung L!ve Panel
Samsung Apps
Samsung Hub*- Readers Hub/ Music Hub/ Game Hub/ Video Hub
Samsung Hub Widget*- Music Hub/ Game Hub/ Video Hub
Samsung S Suggest* (App recommendation service)
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
Samsung AllShare Play*
Samsung Kies / Samsung Kies air
GoogleTM Mobile Services- Android Market™, Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Maps™,Syncing with Google Calendar™, Google Search, Google +
Polaris document editor
A-GPS, Glonass

Connectivity

Bluetooth technology v 3.0USB 2.0 HostWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct

Sensor

Accelerometer, Digital compass, LightProximity(* Available on 3G version only)

Memory

8/16/32GB User memory + 1GB (RAM)microSD (up to 32GB)

Dimension

193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm, 345g

Battery

 Standard battery, Li-ion 4,000mAh

* Availability and launching time of the services may differ by region.

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

 

 

Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 (10.1) Product Specifications

 

Network

 HSPA+ 21Mbps  850/900/1900/2100

Processor

1 GHz Dual-Core Processor

Display

 10.1” WXGA(1280×800) PLS TFT

OS

Android 4.0(Ice Cream Sandwich)

Camera

Main(Rear): 3 Megapixel CameraSub(Front): VGA for Video Call

Video

Codec: MPEG4, H.264. H.263, VC-1, DivX, WMV7, WMV8, WMV9, VP8 Format: 3GP, ASF, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MKV, WebMPlayback/ Recording: Full HD@30fps, HD@30fps

Audio

Codec: MP3, AAC, AC-3, AMR, FLAC, MID, WMA, WAV, OGGMusic Player with SoundAlive3.5mm Ear Jack

Value-added

Features &
Services

Samsung TouchWiz / Samsung L!ve Panel
Samsung Apps
Samsung Hub- Readers Hub/ Music Hub/ Game Hub/ Video Hub
Samsung Hub Widget*- Music Hub/ Game Hub/ Video Hub
Samsung S Suggest* (App recommendation service)
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
Samsung AllShare Play
Samsung Kies / Samsung Kies air
GoogleTM Mobile Services- Android Market™, Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Maps™,Syncing with Google Calendar™, Google Search, Google +
Polaris document editor
A-GPS, Glonass

Connectivity

Bluetooth technology v 3.0USB 2.0 HostWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct

Sensor

Accelerometer, Digital compass, Light

Memory

16/32GB User memory + 1GB (RAM)microSD (up to 32GB)

Dimension

256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7 mm , 588g

Battery

 Standard battery, Li-ion 7,000 mAh

* Availability and launching time of the services may differ by region.

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

 


About the Author: Robert Nazarian

Robert lives in upstate New York where he was born and raised. Technology was always his passion. His first computer was a Radio Shack TRS80 Color that used a cassette tape to save programs, and his first laptop was a Toshiba T1200FB that sported a CGA greyscale screen and two 720kb floppy drives (no hardrive). From the early 90’s through late 2011, he only owned Motorola phones starting with the MircroTAC all the way through to the Droid X. He broke that streak when he bought the Galaxy Nexus. Now he's sporting a Galaxy Note 4, and absolutely loves it. He has a wonderful wife and a 6 year old son. In his free time he enjoys sports, movies, TV, working out, and trying to keep up with the rapid fast world of technology.


  • iwing

     Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 (10.1). It’s available for call ? ( As Mobile Phone) Thank you sir.

  • http://www.facebook.com/marcosrg3003 Marcos Reis Gonçalves

    What a lame tablet! Samsung just lost the opportunity to surpass Apple.
    What is the difference between this one and the previously one (10.1)???
    Almost nothing…
    I won’t buy it!

  • Badger

    I have to agree with Marco – this isn’t gonna keep Samsung competitive in the tablet market. It’s a Tab 10.1/Tab 7 Plus with MicroSD and ICS, which the originals should get anyway.